Hsu Jian, various blade lengths

Designed by world-renowned Chinese martial arts Master Sifu Adam Hsu, these Chinese straight swords (Jian) are becoming the weapon of choice in the Tai Chi community. Functionality, weight and balance are paramount considerations in Sifu Hsu's designs, while Hanwei's quality and workmanship give the swords a graceful and pleasing appearance. More information...

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SKU: HN-SH2269 (A-28,B-30,C-32,D-34)

Hsu Jian, various blade lengths

The blades are crafted in high carbon spring steel and have a pronounced center ridge and distal taper, producing exactly the right degree of stiffness and a very audible hiss in the cutting stroke. The Ming-style steel guards have an embossed dragon symbol, while the open-ended pommels facilitate the fitting of a tassel. A unique feature is the "duck-bill lock" in the bottom of the scabbard, which securely holds the sword in place. The blade is not razor sharp, edge thickness approx. 1mm. 

Premium quality, made by Hanwei.

Key features:
High carbon steel blade
Ming-style guard

This Jian is available in 4 different blade sizes:

Hsu Jian 28 in. blade Hanwei product no. SH2269A
Overall length approx. 88.9cm
Blade length approx. 71.1cm (28 in.)
Weight approx. 567 g

Hsu Jian 30 in. blade, Hanwei product no. SH2269B
Overall length approx. 94cm
Blade length approx. 76.2cm (30 in.)
Weight approx. 624 g

Hsu Jian 32 in. blade, Hanwei product no. SH2269C
Overall length approx. 99.1cm
Blade length approx. 81.3cm (32 in.)
Weight approx. 680 g

Hsu Jian 34 in. blade, Hanwei product no. SH2269D
Overall length approx. 104.1cm
Blade length approx. 86.4cm (34 in.)
Weight approx. 737 g

All other specifications are identical for all above-mentioned swords:

  • Blade material: high carbon steel
  • Handle length approx. 17.8cm
  • Blade width at guard approx. 2.6cm
  • Blade width at tip approx. 1.8cm
  • Blade thickness at guard approx. 8mm
  • Blade thickness at tip approx. 4mm

Specs may slightly vary from piece to piece.

The protective wooden case, in which is the product packaged, comes free of charge.

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